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Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School Students Win National Medals and Recognition

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – At the 53rd Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), in Louisville, Kentucky from June 1 to 23, students from Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School (SCVTHS), including several from Bridgewater and Raritan, earned a total of six medals. 

The list of SCVTHS students who received medals is as follows:

GOLD:                                                                                                                     

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  • Job Interview – Satyakrishna Polavarapu (Bridgewater)

SILVER:                                                                        

  • Health Knowledge Bowl – Julia Garaffa (Skillman), Matthew Natividad (Somerset), Parth Patel (Raritan), and Palak Shah (Hillsborough)
  • Medical Math – Janum Shah (Belle Mead)

SkillsUSA (www.skillsusa.org) is a not-for-profit association that serves more than 300,000 middle school, high school, college and postsecondary students — and their instructors — in trade, technical and skilled service instructional programs. SkillsUSA partners educators and students with business and industry to help ensure the United States has a well-prepared and skilled workforce. Nationally, SkillsUSA has the support of more than 600 companies, trade associations and labor unions.  SkillsUSA programs teach leadership, citizenship and character development to complement technical skill training. The organization emphasizes respect for the dignity of work, ethics, workmanship, scholarship and safety.

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